A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Stanley in Falkland Islands. The temblor was picked up at 19:08:21 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60007fg1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007fg1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -57.2475° West, latitude -51.9771° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 23:08:21 / January 24, 2020 @ 11:08 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Falkland Islands (c. 3 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Stanley. The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Stanley (c. 2 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km SE of Stanley, Falkland Islands.
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